Posted by: a2cristina | October 22, 2009


1. Compare the time we live in with fifty years ago. In what ways have the following changed?

  • Mass media
  • Transports
  • Housework
  • The roles of men and women
  • Work
  • Food
  • Raising children
  • Education
  • Medicine
  • Culture
  • Politics
  • Technology
  • Travel
  • Clothes and fashion
  • Entertainment
  • Welfare
  • Leisure
  • Religion
  • Housing conditions

2. What are the top 10  inventions that have changed our lives for the better?

3. Can you think of any that have changed our lives for the worse?

4. Do all inventions have both advantages and disadvantages? What does this fact depend on?

5. How has electricity changed the way we live?

6. The greatest invention ever is said to be the wheel. What impact did the wheel have on the way people lived?

7. Controlling fire for the purposes of providing heat and light was one of mankind’s s first great achievements. What were the consequences of such control?

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